How to Cook Oatmeal

Healthy, hearty, and delicious, oatmeal is a staple breakfast item. High in soluble fiber, a bowl of oatmeal a day can help lower cholesterol and the chance of a heart attack. For this recipe you will need nothing more than one cup of rolled oats (available at most any grocery store), one and a half cups of water, and a medium size pot. It will serve 2-3 people.
Total Preparation and/or Cooking Time:
Step 1:
Get a cup of oats.
Step 2:
Put the cup of oats and the cup of water in the pot and set it to medium high heat on the stove.
Step 3:
In about 3-5 minutes the oats will start to boil and froth, this is a signal to turn the heat down to low. Give the oats a stir to get an idea of the thickness.
Step 4:
Let the oats boil for about 5 more minutes, and give them a stir to see if they feel thick and gooey, when they are, the oats are done and you have oatmeal. Experiment with the amount of water, ranging between 1 and 2 cups. Use 1 cup if you like thicker oatmeal, and 2 cups if you like more of a soupy oatmeal. Feel free to garnish with dried fruits, nuts, or spices like cinnamon, cardamon, and caraway.
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